Road Traffic Act 1961

General provisions with respect to regulations.

5

5. (1) The Minister may make regulations prescribing any matter or thing which is referred to in this Act as prescribed or to be prescribed.

(2) Every regulation made under this Act shall be laid before each House of the Oireachtas as soon as may be after it is made and, if a resolution annulling the regulation is passed by either such House within the next subsequent twenty-one days on which that House has sat after the regulation is laid before it, the regulation shall be annulled accordingly but without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done thereunder.

Annotations

Editorial Notes:

E53

A number of statutory instruments made pursuant to other sections (ss. 6, 11, 12, 15, 18, 33, 42, 44, 44A, 45, 46, 65, 82, 86, 90, 95, 97, 101B, 101D, 103, 121, 122) of this Act were also made pursuant to this section. Where this occurred the relevant E-note in the annotations of the section notes that the statutory instrument is also made pursuant to s. 5, and it is not listed here.

E54

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.10.2020) by Road Traffic Act 2010 (Sections 15 and 17) (Prescribed Forms) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 (S.I. No. 385 of 2020), in effect as per reg. 1(2).

E55

Power pursuant to section exercised (11.07.2017) by Road Traffic Act 2010 (Section 44(3)) (Prescribed Notice) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 300 of 2017).

E56

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.06.2017) by Road Traffic Act 2010 (Section 35(6)) (Prescribed Document) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 245 of 2017), in effect as per reg. 2.

E57

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.06.2017) by Road Traffic Act 2010 (Section 36(1) (Prescribed Notice) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 243 of 2017), in effect as per reg. 2.

E58

Power pursuant to section exercised (13.04.2017) by Road Traffic Act 2010 (Medical Exemption Certificate) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 158 of 2017).

E59

Power pursuant to section exercised (13.04.2017) by Road Traffic Act 2010 (Sections 15 and 17) (Prescribed Forms) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 151 of 2017), in effect as per reg. 1(2).

E60

Power pursuant to section exercised (22.09.2015) by Road Traffic Act 2010 (Section 13) (Prescribed Form and Manner of Statements) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 398 of 2015).

E61

Power pursuant to section exercised (29.10.2012) by Road Traffic (Licensing of Trailers and Semi-Trailers) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 399 of 2012).

E62

Power pursuant to section exercised (17.11.2011) by Road Traffic Act 2010 (Fixed Penalty Notice - Drink Driving) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 595 of 2011).

E63

Power pursuant to section exercised (28.10.2011) by Road Traffic Act 2010 (Sections 15 and 17) (Prescribed Forms) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 540 of 2011).

E64

Power pursuant to subs. (1) exercised (15.12.2006) by Road Traffic Act 1994 (Control of Traffic - Exemption Permits) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 639 of 2006).

E65

Power pursuant to subs. (1) exercised (18.07.2006) by Road Traffic Act 2006 (Mobile Phones-Prescribed Numbers) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 385 of 2006).

E66

Power pursuant to section exercised (19.12.2005) by Road Traffic (Construction, Equipment and use of Vehicles) (Amendment) Regulations 1993 (Revocation) Regulations 2005 (S.I. No. 833 of 2005).

E67

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.01.2002) by Road Traffic (Licensing of Trailers and Semi-Trailers)(Amendment) (No.2) Regulations 2001 (S.I. No. 541 of 2001).

E68

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.04.2001) by Road Traffic (Licensing of Trailers and Semi-Trailers)(Amendment) Regulations 2001 (S.I. No. 75 of 2001).

E69

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.08.1998) by Road Traffic (Licensing of Trailers and Semi-Trailers) (Amendment) Regulations 1998 (S.I. No. 207 of 1998).

E70

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.10.1997) by Road Traffic (Signs) Regulations 1997 (S.I. No. 181 of 1997), in effect as per reg. 2.

E71

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.11.1993) by Road Traffic (Control of Supply of Vehicles) (Amendment) Regulations 1993 (S.I. No. 301 of 1993).

E72

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.03.1991) by Road Traffic (Control of Supply of Vehicles) Regulations 1991 (S.I. No. 35 of 1991).

E73

Power pursuant to section exercised (5.12.1990) by Road Traffic (Licensing of Trailers and Semi-Trailers) (Amendment) Regulations 1990 (S.I. No. 286 of 1990).

E74

Power pursuant to section exercised (27.08.1987) by Road Traffic (Amendment) Act 1978 (Part III) Regulations 1987 (S.I. No. 218 of 1987).

E75

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.01.1984) by Road Traffic (Amendment) Act 1978 (Part III) Regulations 1983 (S.I. No. 363 of 1983).

E76

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.06.1983) by Road Traffic (Licensing of Trailers and Semi-Trailers) (Amendment) Regulations 1983 (S.I. No. 127 of 1983).

E77

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.06.1982) by Road Traffic (Licensing of Trailers and Semi-Trailers) Regulations 1982 (S.I. No. 35 of 1982).

E78

Power pursuant to section exercised (11.07.1978) by Road Traffic (Amendment) Act 1978 (Part III) Regulations 1978 (S.I. No. 193 of 1978).

E79

Power pursuant to section exercised (29.08.1974) by Road Traffic (Speed Limits)(County of Wicklow) (Amendment) Regulations 1974 (S.I. No. 263 of 1974)

E80

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.12.1967) by Road Traffic (Public Service Vehicles) (Amendment) Regulations 1967 (S.I. No. 274 of 1967).

E81

Power pursuant to section and s. 46 exercised (1.11.1967) by Road Traffic (Speed Limits) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1967 (S.I. No. 224 of 1967).

E82

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (28.10.2011) by Road Traffic Act 2010 (Section 13) (Prescribed Form and Manner of Statements) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 541 of 2011); revoked (22.09.2015) by Road Traffic Act 2010 (Section 13) (Prescribed Form and Manner of Statements) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 398 of 2015), reg. 5.

E83

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (1.01.1996) by Road Traffic (Licensing of Trailers and Semi-Trailers) (Amendment) Regulations 1996 (S.I. No. 173 of 1996); revoked (1.08.1998) by Road Traffic (Licensing of Trailers and Semi-Trailers) (Amendment) Regulations 1998 (S.I. No. 207 of 1998), reg. 3.

E84

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (17.12.1993) by Road Traffic General Bye Laws 1964 (Amendment) Regulations 1993 (S.I. No. 393 of 1993); revoked (1.10.1997) by Road Traffic (Traffic and Parking) Regulations 1997 (S.I. No. 182 of 1997), reg. 3 and sch. 1, pt. 1.

E85

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (10.03.1993) by Road Traffic General Bye-Laws (Amendment) Regulations 1993 (S.I. No. 63 of 1993); revoked (1.10.1997) by Road Traffic (Traffic and Parking) Regulations 1997 (S.I. No. 182 of 1997), reg. 3 and sch. 1, pt. 1.

E86

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (29.07.1991) by Road Traffic General Bye-Laws (Amendment) Regulations 1991 (S.I. No. 204 of 1991); revoked (29.09.1998) by Road Traffic (Traffic and Parking) Regulations 1997 (S.I. No. 182 of 1997), reg. 3 and sch. 1, pt. 1.

E87

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (30.09.1983) by Road Traffic General Bye-Laws (Amendment) Regulations 1983 (S.I. No. 275 of 1983); revoked (1.10.1997) by Road Traffic (Traffic and Parking) Regulations 1997 (S.I. No. 182 of 1997), reg. 3 and sch. 1, pt. 1.

E88

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (14.10.1976) by Road Traffic Act 1968 (Part V) (Amendment) Regulations 1976 (S.I. No. 240 of 1976); revoked (11.07.1978) by Road Traffic (Amendment) Act 1978 (Part III) Regulations 1978 (S.I. No. 193 of 1978), reg. 4 and sch. 3.

E89

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (28.11.1975) by Road Traffic General Bye-Laws (Amendment) Regulations 1975 (S.I. No. 281 of 1975); revoked (1.10.1998) by Road Traffic (Traffic and Parking) Regulations 1997 (S.I. No. 182 of 1997), reg. 3 and sch. 1, pt. 1.

E90

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (9.12.1974) by Road Traffic (Speed Limits) (County Borough of Dublin and County of Dublin) (Amendment) Regulations 1974 (S.I. No. 342 of 1974); revoked (28.11.1977) by Road Traffic (Speed Limits)(County Borough of Dublin and County of Dublin) Regulations 1977 (S.I. No. 358 of 1977), reg. 7.

E91

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (22.11.1974) by Road Traffic Act 1968 (Part V)(Amendment) Regulations 1974 (S.I. No. 336 of 1974); revoked (11.07.1978) by Road Traffic (Amendment) Act 1978 (Part III) Regulations 1978 (S.I. No. 193 of 1978), reg. 4 and sch. 3.

E92

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (9.09.1974) by Road Traffic (Speed Limits) (County of Wicklow) (Amendment) Regulations 1974 (S.I. No. 263 of 1974); revoked (20.02.1978) by Road Traffic (Speed Limits)(County of Wicklow) Regulations 1978 (S.I. No. 31 of 1978), reg. 7.

E93

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (6.08.1974) by Road Traffic Act 1961 (Section 103)(Offences) (Amendment) Regulations 1974(S.I. No. 246 of 1974); revoked (10.08.1976) by Road Traffic Act 1961 (Section 103) (Offences) Regulations 1976 (S.I. No. 188 of 1976), reg. 6 and sch. 2.

E94

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (22.07.1974) by Road Traffic (Speed Limits) (County of Meath) (Amendment) Regulations 1974 (S.I. No. 230 of 1974); revoked (1.01.1977) by Road Traffic (Speed Limits)(County of Meath) Regulations 1976 (S.I. No. 300 of 1976), reg. 7.

E95

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (27.07.1973) by Road Traffic Act 1968 (Part V) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1973 (S.I. No. 221 of 1973); revoked (11.07.1978) by Road Traffic (Amendment) Act 1978 (Part III) Regulations 1978 (S.I. No. 193 of 1978), reg. 4 and sch. 3.

E96

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (29.05.1973) by Road Traffic Act 1968 (Part V) (Amendment) Regulations 1973 (S.I. No. 138 of 1973); revoked (11.07.1978) by Road Traffic (Amendment) Act 1978 (Part III) Regulations 1978 (S.I. No. 193 of 1978), reg. 4 and sch. 3.

E97

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (14.10.1969) by Road Traffic Act 1968 (Part V) Regulations 1969 (S.I. No. 196 of 1969); revoked (11.07.1978) by Road Traffic (Amendment) Act 1978 (Part III) Regulations 1978 (S.I. No. 193 of 1978), reg. 4 and sch. 3.

E98

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (1.02.1968) by Road Traffic (Speed Limits) (County of Leitrim) Regulations 1968 (S.I. No. 9 of 1968); revoked (15.07.1980) by Road Traffic (Speed Limits) (County of Leitrim) Regulations 1980 (S.I. No. 278 of 1980), reg. 7.